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10 Things You Need To Know About... Cakes & Biscuits

30 Nov 2016 | By Amy North

For our latest digital feature we’ve lifted the lid on the cakes & biscuits market. Sales are rising nicely for some, while others are crumbling. To find out more grab a cuppa and dive in here…

Spirits Index

10 Things You Need To Know About... Spirits

18 Nov 2016

Is gin for old ladies? Whisky for old men? Here are 10 things you did or didn’t know about the hard stuff

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10 Things You Need To Know About...Free-from

26 Oct 2016

Free-from food & drink is booming. We’ve polled consumers, spoken to brands and retailers and crunched the sales figures to find out why. Dig in here! 

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Beer & Cider

12 Oct 2016

We’ve popped the cap on the beer & cider market for our latest digital feature. Click here for a heady draught of news, views and brews on one of grocery’s most vibrant sectors…

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Hot Beverages

28 Sep 2016

For the next serving in our 10 Things… series, we’ve brewed up a steaming hot mug of news, views and research on hot beverages. Put kettle on! 

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Bread & Baked Goods

14 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

For our latest digital feature, we’ve turned our attention to the struggling bread category. More than £70m has been wiped off sales in the past year and now less than half of Brits munch on it every day. So, what are we eating instead? And what can retailers do to reignite the nation’s love of carbs?

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10 things you need to know about... breakfast

31 Aug 2016

For our latest digital feature we’ve turned our attention to the most important meal of the day. So how is it changing? 

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Petcare

19 Aug 2016

Petcare is big business; UK sales have dipped to just shy of £2.5bn in the past year. But who’s top dog and who has their tail between their legs? Find out in our latest ’10 things’ digital feature.

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Wine

29 Jul 2016 | By Amy North

In our latest ’10 things’ digital feature we raise a glass to the blossoming English wine industry, quiz consumers on which regions produce the best wine and tackle Brexit via a creative challenge. Grab a glass and dive in here.

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Confectionery

13 Jul 2016

In our latest ‘10 things…’ digital feature we explore the confectionery market, from exclusive consumer research to news, views and a weird and wonderful creative challenge. Tuck in here!

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Meat, Fish & Poultry

29 Jun 2016

For the latest in our series of ‘10 Things…’ digital features we’re serving up a piping hot portion of news, views, exclusive research and trends analysis from Britain’s meat, fish & poultry market…

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Dairy

15 Jun 2016

Dairy is in dire straits. Prices are falling through the floor as retailers use milk and cheese as a footfall driver and farmers are being forced out of business…

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10 Things You Need To Know About… Franchise & Fascia Groups

25 May 2016

Which symbol group is the most convenient, offers the best value for money, availability and customer service? We find out as we draw back the shutters on franchise & fascia groups…

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Household

11 May 2016

In the latest instalment of our ’10 things’ series, we quiz consumers to find out the dirty truth behind Britain’s cleaning habits. Plus, we task a creative agency with spicing up the aircare category, find out why the discounters are storming ahead and how hand wipes are cashing in on convenience. Dive in here…

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10 Things You Need To Know About Home Baking

27 Apr 2016

Brits love to have their cake and eat it, as we find out in the latest instalment of our ‘10 things…’ series. We quiz consumers on their baking habits, get the lowdown from bloggers and a buyer, plus we find out why sugar sales are falling. Tuck in here…

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Ice Cream

13 Apr 2016

We task a creative agency with exploring what could be next for functional ice cream, get the lowdown from grocery buyers about portion size and much more, so grab a spoon and tuck in here

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Soft Drinks

30 Mar 2016

In the latest instalment of our series of digital features we reveal what consumers really think about the soft drinks tax and how concerns over sugar are already impacting the category

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Canned Goods

16 Mar 2016

For our latest digital feature, we find out why £108m has been wiped off canned goods’ sales over the past year

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Frozen Food

24 Feb 2016 | By Amy North

In the latest instalment of The Grocer’s series of digital features, we delve into the freezers to find out the cold hard truth about the frozen market. We’ve quizzed retailers, brands and consumers about the current state of the sector. So, who’s been frozen out?

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Snacking

27 Jan 2016 | By Amy North

We’ve looked at everything from pork scratchings to popcorn, savoury biscuits to baked veg snacks, to serve up 10 must-know morsels on the state of snacking in 2016

category reports

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PDF: Ready Meals Category Report 2017

22 Feb 2017 | By Andrew Lusher

So who are these kings of convenience and how are they driving growth and improving public perception of ready meals?

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PDF: Pizza Category Report 2017

21 Feb 2017

Who’s leading the pizza race? 

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PDF: Power List 2017

16 Feb 2017

100 leaders, thinkers and agitators shaping the grocery industry 

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PDF: Tobacco Category Report 2017

10 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

How realistic is Calantzopoulos’ vision of a smoke-free future?

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PDF: E-cigarette category report 2017

10 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Could growth be extinguished? Or does the market have more pressing things to worry about?

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PDF: Cooking Sauces Category Report 2017

03 Feb 2017 | By Andrew Lusher

The cooking sauces category appears to be evaporating, with 2016 the sixth consecutive year of falling sales

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PDF: Fairtrade Category Report 2017

03 Feb 2017 | By Amy North

Thousands more shoppers pouring into the Fairtrade market means 94% of the population are now in on the revolution. So how much has Mars had to do with this?

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PDF: Household Category Report 2017

31 Jan 2017

The average price of household cleaning products, loo roll, facial tissues and detergents has crashed 8% in the past year



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